Approx. 4 months ago the company I worked for as a restaurant general manager said they were missing nearly $6,000.00 in deposits. An 2-hour "investigation" by the local police detective division resulted in suspicion/blame being leveled against me. I resigned. After my departure the... View More
In these types of cases, the state is actually the one who brings the charges and prosecutes. It is very likely in your case that the prosecutor would go before the grand jury in order to secure an indictment. If the grand jury issues an indictment, you would be arrested and expected to defend...View More
There are several factors that come into play when arguing for alimony. What is the length of the marriage? The longer you have been married, the greater your chances of getting alimony. Of course, this is not the only thing to consider. What is your spouse's level of education, or, what...View More
You can always petition the Court to ask them to extend alimony payments. In order to be successful, you will have to show that there is a need and that the individual has the ability to pay. Of course, your argument would be that he has been able to pay, thus far, and that he should be able to...View More
Were you divorced in Alabama or Arizona? There are some procedural rules that have to be considered. If you were divorced in Alabama, you would likely file here. However, if you were divorced in Arizona, it would probably be easier to file there. It would also depend on how many years you have...View More
Is it temporary guardianship? It would probably be a little easier to help you if you were able to provide a little more information. Give me a call to discuss your concerns. I would be happy to talk to you.
You are considered to be a minor until you reach the age of 19 in the State of Alabama. However, depending on the circumstances, you may be emancipated at the age of 18. Give me a call to discuss your situation. I would be happy to help.
Yes, you can file a petition to terminate your rights. However, if the children depend on your for any type of child support, it would be a pretty tough to succeed. I have represented hundreds of family law cases across the State of Alabama and would be happy to discuss your legal options with...View More
I was charged with a DUI, and the prosecution had no evidence, and finally dropped the charges 18 months later. However, they said they would only drop the charges after i signed a waiver. Isn't that extortion?
No, this is no extortion. This is typically something the prosecution will do to keep you from bringing a suit against them at a later date. It is perfectly a good trade off -- "We won't sue you if you don't sue us..." If the prosecution tried to, at a later date, bring...View More
In order to answer your question, I would need a little more information? Has the State already brought charges against you? If so, there are various motions you would want an attorney to file on your behalf. One is typically a Motion to Suppress the Evidence -- especially if it will proceed to...View More
If you have a Court Order granting you custody of your grandchild, you should immediately contact the police or the DAs office. Your daughter has committed kidnapping and the authorities can take care of this for you.
It would be my suggestion that you would go ahead and pay a little money for an attorney to represent your uncontested divorce. You have to keep in mind that "you get what you pay for." Even in an uncontested divorce, there are still mandatory forms you would file regarding child...View More
Of course, this is going to depend on the needs of the wife. You have a good argument NOT to pay alimony since you have been separated as long as you have. In other words, she has lived without your support for the last five years, therefore, she can continue to live without your support....View More
The only reason you would have to let him know where you live or your telephone number is if there are children involved. He has a right to know where his children are and he has the right to talk to them on the telephone. However, there are safety nets in place if the abuse is continuing to...View More
My mom and dad are getting a divorce. and the divorce is really nasty. he doesn't obey the court's orders to support me and has completely disregarded my needs. should i still invite him? or will it be used against me?
This is a touchy subject. In a typical settlement agreement, the Plaintiff and Defendant agree to keep the other notified of any activities, such as graduation, that the children are involved in. If your parents have not yet gotten a divorce and dad is not invited to the graduation, he could...View More
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